Students are shown how to use the website Language Discovery Online to make contact with students in Japan that is secure and easy to use. The website assists them in composing messages in Japanese. The students in Japan reply in English.
ICT_IWB Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students make a digital photo presentation using software such as ‘Photo Story' and ‘iPhoto' as a starter project for making videos. This will enable students to gain skills in making an audiovisual presentation, making it easier to create good videos later.
ICT_IWB Family School Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
Students use their higher-order thinking skills and creativity to devise scenarios, student roles, props, lighting, editing techniques for a video project of their choice.
ICT_IWB Movie Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
The Japanese Collection at the Art Gallery is used as a stimulus for students to learn about Japanese culture and also read and create Japanese texts.
Traditions House Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students work through a series of information gap exercises on the topic of daily routine; what time different activities occur.
Daily_routine Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
: Students work in teams to be the first to determine the room of the house described by the teacher. The teacher reads clues from the list provided.
Games House Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking Writing
Students learn about the geography of Okinawa and how to describe holiday activities in Okinawa in Japanese.
Travel Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students choose/create a product that will be promoted in their TV advertisement. Students work in teams to write and rehearse the ad. They can use the samples given or create their own. This activity could begin by viewing some Japanese commercials on the internet.
Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking Writing
Students prepare and perform a funny, short (1 page) skit that takes place in Japan. There are two parts: the Passenger and the Officer. The passenger is found to have concealed a live koala in their bag.
Role_play Skits Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Writing